2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Education support
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
30 hours per week / 5 days a week
Contract type
Fixed term (Until 31st August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Scale 2 [£17,458 pa Full Time Equivalent
Actual salary
£12,017 pro rata

Job summary

We are looking for a highly motivated, skilled individual to join our fantastic team at Helston Community College. As a Teaching Assistant, you will have a passion for helping children to achieve their full potential in a team which values creativity, innovation and commitment, focusing on enabling children to learn well in engaging ways.

Helston Community College is one of the family of schools who together are Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust. We genuinely support each other and work closely together to achieve our aim of 'enabling excellence for all': our children, our staff and our communities. Our work is underpinned by the co-operative values and these inform everything we do.

The successful applicant will have previous experience of working with children, ideally in a classroom environment and will have good educational qualifications (5 A*- C GCSEs). You will take a pro-active role in the support of the educational, social and physical needs of assigned students, and should have good listening and communication skills, and the ability to work on your own initiative and within a team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large dynamic Trust which offers excellent benefits including a Local Government Pension Scheme and access to wellbeing services.

We are committed to promoting aspiration, encouraging ambition and ensuring achievement within a values-driven ethos.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. DBS disclosure will be required at the enhanced level for all appointments.

Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust is committed to having a workforce that promotes equality and celebrates diversity.

Applicants are expected to familiarize themselves with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, which can be found via the following link : https://www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk/web/policies/318090

Applying for the job

To find out more about the College and to download an application form, please see the vacancies page of our website at : www.helston.cornwall.sch.uk. Alternatively, application forms can be emailed direct to recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk

Please note we do not accept CVs or agency enquiries and only applications submitted on an application form will be considered.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1364 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01326 572685

About Helston Community College

At Helston Community College, our students matter: each one an individual, valued and appreciated. We are ambitious for all of our students and are committed to providing a learning experience that consists of high challenge combined with appropriate support, and effective teaching in a safe and disciplined environment.

Our College is a place where doors of opportunity are opened for young people, and we encourage them to make the most of every opportunity that comes their way. We provide a diverse curriculum, allowing students to develop knowledge, skills and talents in a broad range of subject areas. We challenge students’ thinking and encourage them to learn from setbacks, so that they become resilient learners who can respond effectively to future challenges. We urge our students to believe in themselves, to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development, and to work hard so that they achieve their very best.

Helston Community College is part of the Southerly Point Co-operative Multi-Academy Trust, which was established on 1st June 2017. The College's ethos and work is under-pinned by the co-operative values: self–help, self-responsibility, equity, equality, democracy and solidarity; and the co-operative ethical principles: honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others. The Trust works together to improve and enhance opportunities for all young people in the local community.

Arranging a visit to Helston Community College

Visits to the College are very welcome. Please contact Angela Atkinson, HR Manager via email: recruitment@helston.cornwall.sch.uk if you would like to arrange a visit or require any further details.

School location

Church Hill, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 8NR

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